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Humanitarians Celebrated For Supporting Haiti

Humanitarians Celebrated For Supporting Haiti

Photo above (left to right): Antoine Derose, Sankofa Juba, Maggie Barnfield, Rosemary Sadlier and John Barnfield. By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – Three people were recently honoured for their humanitarian work to help improve the lives of ...

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Royal Bank Of Canada Pulls Out Of Caribbean Wealth Market

TORONTO, Ontario, CMC – The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has decided to exit its wealth management business in the Caribbean, resulting in hundreds of layoffs, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has reported. It said that the Caribbean move, which ...

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Canadian Nationals On Drug Charges In St. Lucia

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – A court here has sentenced a Canadian man to a one year jail term after he pleaded guilty to charges of possession of a controlled drug and possession with intention to export. The court, in ...

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Black History-makers’ Legacy Engraved On Benches

Black History-makers’ Legacy Engraved On Benches

Photo above: Sitting on the newly-unveiled benches in Ontario Square, Harboufront Centre are, left-right: Vernon Eccles (representing Ayanna Black), Margaret Gittens (representing Charles & Hetty Roach), Earl La Pierre Jr. of Afropan Steelband, Pamela Appelt, Sandra Whiting, Austin Clarke, George Randolph, ...

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Guyana-born CLC President Wants Feds To Expand CPP

Guyana-born CLC President Wants Feds To Expand CPP

Photo above: Guyana-born Canadian Labour Congress President, Hassan Yussuf, at meeting. Photo courtesy of CLC. By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – The Canadian Labour Congress is calling on the federal government to double Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) ...

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Gwyneth Chapman: Future Political Star?

Gwyneth Chapman: Future Political Star?

Photo above: Community political organizer, Gwyneth Chapman, second from left, shares a joyous moment with, (L-R): Sygnus Matthew, Joe Halstead, Toronto Mayor-elect, John Tory, and Alonzo Starling. Photo credit: Nigerian Canadian News. By Lincoln Depradine Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario ...

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Canada Accused Of Failing To Prevent Overseas Mining Abuses

Canada Accused Of Failing To Prevent Overseas Mining Abuses

Photo above is of Jennifer Moore. By Carey L. Biron Washington  Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC (IPS) – The Canadian government is failing either to investigate or to hold the country’s massive extractives sector accountable for rights abuses committed in Latin American ...

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